CGD 218 Week 1 Assignment - Why is Visual Literacy Important.docx

CGD 218 Week 1 Assignment - Why is Visual Literacy Important.docx

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WHY IS VISUAL LITERACY IMPORTANT 1 RUNNING HEAD: WHY IS VISUAL LITERACY IMPORTANT WHY IS VISUAL LITERACY IMPORTANT [Student Name] [Instructor’s Name] [Date] [Course Name]
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WHY IS VISUAL LITERACY IMPORTANT 2 Introduction The modern era is the age of information and technology where new technologies are emerging. Visual media is one of a developed form of technology. Visual literacy is emerged from visual media. This paper includes the comparison of Kennedy definition of visual literacy with the text book definition and applicability of visual literacy in today’s world. It also includes the study of visual literacy as a universal language and its global impact. 1. Compare and contrast Kennedy’s definition of visual literacy with the textbook’s definition. According to Kennedy, the visual literacy means the construction of meaning from the image. When one watch some kind of picture or image then one can clearly create the meaning by imagining that what can be the meaning of the picture which one can share with one own self and with others. On the other side, the definition in the text book states that visual literacy is the
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